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Tel, Jonathan

Works: 4 works in 17 publications in 3 languages and 1,120 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Short stories  Short stories, American  Psychological fiction  History  Biographical fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3620.E44, 813.6
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Publications about Jonathan Tel
Publications by Jonathan Tel
Most widely held works by Jonathan Tel
Arafat's elephant : stories by Jonathan Tel( Book )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 335 libraries worldwide
"Set in and around Jerusalem, now, in the past, and in the future, this collection introduces us to a wide range of complex characters; some extraordinary in their ordinariness; others lifted from the pages of history; still others with lives given significance simply because of where they are or who they're with at a single moment in time. We meet a young, religious Jewish woman who loses herself in thought and wanders off en route to her arranged marriage, a would-be Islamic terrorist who offers assistance to American vacationers, an Internet millionaire doing his military service, a torturer who writes children's books, an elderly couple rediscovering their love in a coffee factory, and Moshe Dayan while he's having his glass eye fitted." "These are stories that will give you pause, make you think, challenge your pre-conceptions."--Jacket
The best American mystery stories 2009 ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 324 libraries worldwide
The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the country's finest short fiction and nonfiction. Each volume's series editor selects notable works from hundreds of periodicals. A special guest editor, a leading writer in the field, then chooses the best twenty or so pieces to publish. This unique system has made the Best American series the most respected--and most popular--of its kins
The Beijing of possibilities : stories by Jonathan Tel( Book )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 225 libraries worldwide
This collection of stories and a novella about China's capital city will amuse, move, and horrify the reader, from a tale about a modern-day Monkey King to a contemporary indentured servant, from a boy tasting his first cotton candy to a Ming Dynasty princess posting her first online profile
Freud's alphabet by Jonathan Tel( Book )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 211 libraries worldwide
In London during the outbreak of the Second World War, Sigmund Freud explores the city with disciple Ernst Jones and makes observations about Madame Tussaud's museum, a fortune teller, and his discovery of controversial secrets
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